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Correction: Colton tank levy was filed on time


January 31, 2019

A report in a recent Gazette noted that a Colton special levy for the ballot Feb. 12 did not make it on the ballot last November “due to timing of its filing with the Whitman County Elections department.”

The Town of Colton filed the request on time, and a subsequent mix-up at the elections office delayed its actual filing. Jenni Straughan, Colton clerk, told the Gazette they received an apology from Eunice Coker, former county auditor, who retired earlier this year.

The $30,000 levy would go to painting the inside of the town’s water tank.

If passed, taxes would be collected in 2020...

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